Period
to 23 October 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Product Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Product Management over the 6 months to 23 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Product Management
UK
6 months to
23 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 292 249 290
Rank change year-on-year -43 +41 +28
Permanent jobs citing Product Management 526 1,819 1,935
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.07% 1.33% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 1.44% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 504 1,229 1,479
Median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £43,750 £37,700 £36,250
90th Percentile £96,750 £100,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £51,250
% change year-on-year +9.09% +7.32% -2.38%

Product Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 45,407 126,014 151,472
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.43% 92.21% 91.92%
Number of salaries quoted 37,417 99,242 120,514
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,750 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.89% - +5.88%

Product Management
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Product Management as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Product Management in the UK

Product Management
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Product Management.

Salary trend for Product Management in the UK

Product Management
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Product Management over the 6 months to 23 October 2020.

Salary histogram for Product Management in the UK

Product Management
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Product Management within the UK over the 6 months to 23 October 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -31 486 £65,000 +4.00% 88
UK excluding London -21 267 £60,000 +9.09% 53
London -8 232 £70,000 - 37
Work from Home +34 100 £60,000 -4.76% 17
South East +33 94 £57,500 -4.17% 18
North of England -38 58 £63,750 +10.87% 12
North West +103 39 £65,000 +15.19% 6
East of England +88 37 £97,500 +69.57% 5
Midlands +105 33 £60,000 +14.29% 10
Scotland +57 21 £57,500 +4.55%
West Midlands +106 20 £60,000 +26.32% 7
South West +88 20 £56,250 +12.50% 5
Yorkshire -68 18 £62,500 +4.17% 2
East Midlands +81 13 £61,500 +2.50% 3
Northern Ireland +19 3 £50,000 - 1
Wales +25 1 £45,000 -5.26% 2
North East +10 1 £37,500 -4.30% 4

For the 6 months to 23 October 2020, IT jobs citing Product Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Product Management.

1 285 (54.18%) Agile Software Development
2 143 (27.19%) Finance
3 121 (23.00%) Scrum
4 104 (19.77%) Product Roadmap
5 101 (19.20%) User Experience
6 95 (18.06%) Marketing
7 88 (16.73%) Degree
8 84 (15.97%) User Stories
9 72 (13.69%) SaaS
10 69 (13.12%) Azure
11 62 (11.79%) Software Engineering
12 60 (11.41%) Microsoft
12 60 (11.41%) Acceptance Criteria
13 59 (11.22%) Analytical Skills
14 51 (9.70%) Fintech
14 51 (9.70%) Project Management
14 51 (9.70%) QA
15 49 (9.32%) Java
15 49 (9.32%) Analytics
16 47 (8.94%) Computer Science
17 46 (8.75%) DevOps
18 44 (8.37%) AWS
19 43 (8.17%) JavaScript
20 40 (7.60%) .NET
21 39 (7.41%) Enterprise Software
22 38 (7.22%) Product Backlog
23 36 (6.84%) Software Architecture
24 35 (6.65%) SQL
24 35 (6.65%) Stakeholder Management
25 34 (6.46%) Python

Product Management
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (2.47%) Confluence
2 11 (2.09%) CMS
2 11 (2.09%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (1.52%) IBM Domino
4 6 (1.14%) GlassFish
5 5 (0.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (0.76%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.38%) Jupyter
8 1 (0.19%) Apache
8 1 (0.19%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (2.09%) Microsoft Office
1 11 (2.09%) Microsoft Project
2 5 (0.95%) InVision
2 5 (0.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.95%) Sketch
3 2 (0.38%) Figma
3 2 (0.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.38%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (1.14%) IntelliMatch
2 5 (0.95%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (0.76%) Magento
4 3 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.57%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.19%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 72 (13.69%) SaaS
2 69 (13.12%) Azure
3 44 (8.37%) AWS
4 25 (4.75%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (1.90%) PaaS
6 9 (1.71%) Heroku
7 8 (1.52%) GCP
7 8 (1.52%) Office 365
8 7 (1.33%) Slack
9 5 (0.95%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 5 (0.95%) Google Analytics
10 3 (0.57%) Amazon Cognito
10 3 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.57%) IaaS
10 3 (0.57%) Power Platform
11 2 (0.38%) Serverless
12 1 (0.19%) Apple Pay
12 1 (0.19%) npm
12 1 (0.19%) Power Automate
12 1 (0.19%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.90%) Internet
2 6 (1.14%) Broadband
3 5 (0.95%) VPN
4 3 (0.57%) Skype
4 3 (0.57%) Unified Communications
4 3 (0.57%) VoIP
5 2 (0.38%) 5G
5 2 (0.38%) Firewall
5 2 (0.38%) HTTP
5 2 (0.38%) Network Security
6 1 (0.19%) 3GPP
6 1 (0.19%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.19%) DNS
6 1 (0.19%) Intranet
6 1 (0.19%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.19%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.19%) RTSP
6 1 (0.19%) SMS
6 1 (0.19%) WAN
6 1 (0.19%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (4.75%) Big Data
2 8 (1.52%) Relational Database
3 6 (1.14%) Blockchain
3 6 (1.14%) MySQL
3 6 (1.14%) NoSQL
4 5 (0.95%) BigQuery
4 5 (0.95%) InfluxDB
4 5 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (0.95%) SQL Server
5 3 (0.57%) Neo4j
5 3 (0.57%) RDBMS
5 3 (0.57%) Redis
5 3 (0.57%) Star Schema
6 2 (0.38%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (0.38%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.38%) Power BI
6 2 (0.38%) Tableau
7 1 (0.19%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.19%) Looker
Development Applications
1 30 (5.70%) Git (software)
2 29 (5.51%) JIRA
3 17 (3.23%) Jenkins
4 8 (1.52%) Artifactory
4 8 (1.52%) Selenium
5 7 (1.33%) Bitbucket
5 7 (1.33%) CMake
5 7 (1.33%) webpack
6 6 (1.14%) GitLab
7 5 (0.95%) Axure RP
7 5 (0.95%) JUnit
7 5 (0.95%) Mockito
7 5 (0.95%) Subversion
8 3 (0.57%) Cucumber
8 3 (0.57%) Xcode
9 2 (0.38%) JMeter
9 2 (0.38%) Mercurial
9 2 (0.38%) PHPUnit
9 2 (0.38%) SpecFlow
9 2 (0.38%) TestComplete
General
1 143 (27.19%) Finance
2 95 (18.06%) Marketing
3 28 (5.32%) Banking
4 14 (2.66%) Games
4 14 (2.66%) Telecoms
5 13 (2.47%) Public Sector
6 12 (2.28%) Manufacturing
6 12 (2.28%) Retail
7 11 (2.09%) German Language
8 10 (1.90%) Electronics
9 8 (1.52%) Advertising
9 8 (1.52%) Billing
10 7 (1.33%) Back Office
10 7 (1.33%) French Language
10 7 (1.33%) Spanish Language
11 6 (1.14%) Law
12 5 (0.95%) Legal
13 4 (0.76%) Dutch Language
13 4 (0.76%) Polish Language
14 3 (0.57%) Slovak Language
Job Titles
1 196 (37.26%) Product Manager
2 74 (14.07%) Product Owner
3 63 (11.98%) Developer
4 42 (7.98%) Architect
5 33 (6.27%) Technical Manager
6 29 (5.51%) Analyst
7 25 (4.75%) Technical Product Manager
8 20 (3.80%) Java Developer
8 20 (3.80%) Senior Manager
9 18 (3.42%) Digital Product Manager
9 18 (3.42%) Senior Product Owner
10 17 (3.23%) Business Analyst
11 16 (3.04%) Senior Product Manager
11 16 (3.04%) Software Product Manager
12 15 (2.85%) Lead Developer
13 13 (2.47%) Enterprise Architect
14 11 (2.09%) React Developer
14 11 (2.09%) Software Engineer
14 11 (2.09%) Software Manager
14 11 (2.09%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (7.60%) .NET
2 25 (4.75%) Node.js
3 20 (3.80%) React
4 18 (3.42%) HTML
5 15 (2.85%) REST
6 14 (2.66%) AngularJS
7 13 (2.47%) ASP.NET
7 13 (2.47%) CSS
7 13 (2.47%) jQuery
8 11 (2.09%) Java EE
9 10 (1.90%) HTML5
9 10 (1.90%) Spring
9 10 (1.90%) Web Services
10 9 (1.71%) Ruby on Rails
11 8 (1.52%) RESTful
12 7 (1.33%) RabbitMQ
13 6 (1.14%) CSS3
13 6 (1.14%) Kafka
13 6 (1.14%) Natural Language Processing
13 6 (1.14%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 101 (19.20%) User Experience
2 59 (11.22%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (7.41%) Enterprise Software
4 13 (2.47%) Self-Motivation
5 11 (2.09%) Mobile App
6 9 (1.71%) Reinsurance
7 8 (1.52%) Algorithms
7 8 (1.52%) Public Cloud
8 7 (1.33%) Fixed Income
8 7 (1.33%) Social Media
8 7 (1.33%) Wiki
9 6 (1.14%) Hybrid Cloud
9 6 (1.14%) Management Information System
9 6 (1.14%) Virtual Team
9 6 (1.14%) W3C
10 5 (0.95%) Cloud Native
10 5 (0.95%) Equities
10 5 (0.95%) Smart Home
11 4 (0.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 4 (0.76%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 29 (5.51%) Linux
2 26 (4.94%) Windows
3 21 (3.99%) Android
3 21 (3.99%) Apple iOS
4 6 (1.14%) Windows 10
5 5 (0.95%) Debian
5 5 (0.95%) VMS
6 2 (0.38%) Unix
7 1 (0.19%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.19%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.19%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 285 (54.18%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (23.00%) Scrum
3 104 (19.77%) Product Roadmap
4 84 (15.97%) User Stories
5 62 (11.79%) Software Engineering
6 60 (11.41%) Acceptance Criteria
7 51 (9.70%) Fintech
7 51 (9.70%) Project Management
8 49 (9.32%) Analytics
9 47 (8.94%) Computer Science
10 46 (8.75%) DevOps
11 38 (7.22%) Product Backlog
12 36 (6.84%) Software Architecture
13 35 (6.65%) Stakeholder Management
14 34 (6.46%) Business Case
15 33 (6.27%) Mentoring
15 33 (6.27%) Strategic Roadmap
16 31 (5.89%) SDLC
17 28 (5.32%) Coaching
17 28 (5.32%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 49 (9.32%) Java
2 43 (8.17%) JavaScript
3 35 (6.65%) SQL
4 34 (6.46%) Python
5 26 (4.94%) C#
6 18 (3.42%) C
7 15 (2.85%) C++
8 13 (2.47%) Apple Swift
8 13 (2.47%) Objective-C
9 12 (2.28%) Kotlin
10 11 (2.09%) TypeScript
11 10 (1.90%) Delphi
12 9 (1.71%) R
12 9 (1.71%) Ruby
13 8 (1.52%) Bash Shell
13 8 (1.52%) Go
13 8 (1.52%) PHP
13 8 (1.52%) PowerShell
14 6 (1.14%) Perl
15 5 (0.95%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 88 (16.73%) Degree
2 13 (2.47%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (2.28%) Master's Degree
4 5 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (0.76%) CISA
5 4 (0.76%) CISSP
5 4 (0.76%) CSPO
5 4 (0.76%) PhD
6 3 (0.57%) CRISC
6 3 (0.57%) ISEB
6 3 (0.57%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.19%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 1 (0.19%) CCNA
8 1 (0.19%) CCSP
8 1 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.19%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.19%) PMP
8 1 (0.19%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (9.70%) QA
2 4 (0.76%) SLA
3 3 (0.57%) EMIR
4 2 (0.38%) GDPR
4 2 (0.38%) MiFID
5 1 (0.19%) Actionable Recommendations
5 1 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.19%) NIST
5 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.19%) PMO
5 1 (0.19%) SEPA
System Software
1 29 (5.51%) Docker
2 8 (1.52%) Firmware
3 5 (0.95%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (0.38%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 20 (3.80%) Kubernetes
2 18 (3.42%) Ansible
3 6 (1.14%) SCCM
4 5 (0.95%) Docker Swarm
4 5 (0.95%) Grafana
4 5 (0.95%) Graylog
4 5 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (0.95%) Prometheus
4 5 (0.95%) Puppet
4 5 (0.95%) Rancher
5 1 (0.19%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 60 (11.41%) Microsoft
2 13 (2.47%) Google
3 7 (1.33%) Autodesk
3 7 (1.33%) Oracle
4 5 (0.95%) Adobe
4 5 (0.95%) Apple
4 5 (0.95%) SAP
5 4 (0.76%) Ceridian
5 4 (0.76%) Citrix
5 4 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (0.57%) Avaya
6 3 (0.57%) Bloomberg
7 2 (0.38%) Cisco
7 2 (0.38%) IBM
8 1 (0.19%) BT
8 1 (0.19%) Dell
8 1 (0.19%) HP
8 1 (0.19%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.19%) Mitel
8 1 (0.19%) Sage